mother! Movie Review

Molly Simpson: I went into the movie very excited to see it. Darren Aronofsky is one of my favourite directors and while I was disappointed by Noah, I thought mother! would be a return to form. That said, I also went into mother! completely blind. I hadn’t seen a single trailer—I only knew the cast…

“Art Speaks Volumes” at Nuit Blanche 2017

On September 30th, downtown Toronto streets were transformed into an outdoor art gallery celebrating the diversity of art culture in what is known as Nuit Blanche.  The free annual event takes places from sunset to sunrise, with cordoned off streets showcasing contemporary art through videos, sculptures, photography, paintings and performances. For the first time since…

The Cineforum: Reg Hartt and Toronto’s Alternative Film Scene

If you’re a Toronto resident, or have been on campus for the past month and a half, you have probably seen flyers made by Reg Hartt. They’re in black and white, with titles in big black letters and quotes from different sources, that promote Hartt and his screenings. They also feature images, the most prominent…

Scribbling for a Living: Talk and Book Launch with University of Toronto Alum, Hart Hanson

On Thursday, October 13th, 2017, Hart Hanson, creator of the hit series Bones, joined fans of his new book, The Driver, at his talk and book launch. The event was coordinated with University College, the college Hanson graduated from in 1981, and took place at Desautels Hall in the Rotman School of Management. As darkness…

Your TIFF Recommendations

ROBYN BACON, 21, Cinema Studies Major DOWNSIZING “I think it looks interesting because comedies often don’t grace TIFF. Especially ones as zany and different as this one. We need comedy that provides social commentary on things that are relevant in society today (example: people using too many natural resources aka what the film is about). The director…

The Innis Herald Goes to the Movies: The Toronto Jewish Film Festival

This article is a part of a larger series, ‘The Innis Herald Goes to the Movies’, in which we review films, discuss film festivals, and cover other local movie-related news. As Innis College has such a thriving film community, we at the Herald will strive to capture this energy through this series. Look forward to…

The McStruggle for cultural balance

It’s one of the world’s largest franchises. It’s a religious destination of all poor college students with 2 am munchies, and of small children buying into the notion that cheap plastic toys are a step toward personal fulfillment. It’s home to food so artificial that it has the longevity of a cockroach’s lifespan, yet we fill…